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The Ancient Near EastThis book explores the lands of the ancient Near East from around 3200 BCE to 539 BCE The e With Cyrus’s victory the era of Mesopotamian independence was over Local culture changed only slowly after the Persian conuest but in time cuneiform writing and the Akkadian language fell out of use and the temples to the great Mesopotamian gods were abandoned Someone must have melted down the gold statues of the gods no longer fearing their wrath The evidence for the splendid ancient Near Eastern culture eroded gradually away the rivers changed their courses and dirt and sand blew over the ancient cities Thousands of years passed before modern excavations began and the world once became aware of its first civilization

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PDF õ BOOK The Ancient Near East FREE ¶ AMANDA H. PODANY Ë This book explores the lands of the ancient Near East from around 3200 BCE to 539 BCE The earth shaking changes that marked this era include such fundamental inventions as the wheel and the plow and intellectual feats such as the inventions of astronomy lAnd the plow and intellectual feats such as the inventions of astronomy law and diplomacy#3 I was very pleased with this bookThe author does a very good job describing the progress from the early settlements of Mesopotamia to the sprawling ancient cities that became the cradle of civilisationThe timeline is also well explainedin a way where you understand who was conuered and who was conueringYou also get a glimpse of their documents and religious aspects of their culture and the way they dealt with their contemporary international relationsA book worth reading if you want to have a grasp of the cultures of that area in the ancient times

Amanda H. Podany  The Ancient Near East KINDLE

Arth shaking changes that marked this era include such fundamental inventions as the wheel Great book for someone who wants a very very basic introduction to the highly complex history of the Near East from the earliest times until the Persian conuest This short book did a good job of staying focused on the cuneiform lands